Artit is a platform founded upon the belief that art is a powerful tool that facilitates self-expression and triggers change. Our mission is to discover and reward contemporary visual artists who strive to create a better version of the world we live in. We see art as a means to raise awareness around matters that impact our lives as individuals and as a collective. We empower the voices of artists and organizations that strive for a bright future for the world, particularly those that address issues of ecology, society and politics through art. In this context, a significant part of our work are our collaborative European partnerships exploring the intersection of arts and society in practice.
KMOP Policy Center was established by KMOP, in 2020, with the aim to conduct in-depth research, produce impactful, evidence-based policies, and advocate on social issues. Capitalizing on KMOP’s long experience in the provision of social services, KMOP Policy Center analyzes, designs and recommends policies that promote social welfare, individual well-being and equal opportunities, bringing real change for individuals and communities. In particular, our mission is to provide comprehensive insights on designing policies with a positive social impact.
Our policy design tools include:
Research – KMOP Policy Center conducts in-depth research that addresses critical social issues, enlightens public debate and enhances policy formation, nationally and internationally.
Social impact assessment – KMOP Policy Center has developed the Reframing Welfare Index (RWI), an innovative tool for social policy assessment and evaluation of actions and policies.
Publications – KMOP Policy Center publishes policy briefs and recommendations on practices that promote inclusive societies and reduce welfare disparities.
CESIE is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation based in Palermo (Italy) and established in 2001. The organization is committed to promote the cultural, social, educational and economic development at local, national, European and international levels. CESIE contributes to growth and development through the active participation of people, civil society and institutions, always valuing diversity. Inspired by the work and life of Danilo Dolci, CESIE focuses their actions on the research of social needs and challenges and the use of innovative learning approaches and creative thinking techniques that stimulate idea generation, problem-solving and the capacity of thinking out of the box individually and in group. In this way, the organisation actively connects research with action through the use of formal and non-formal learning approaches. Moreover, CESIE benefits from a broad network of partners with 3000+ civil society organisations, youth centres, social actors, schools, universities, research centres, public authorities, enterprises and entrepreneurs in the world.
Amazing Youth is a civil for-profit enterprise focused on building civil society and created to serve youth and social workers, youth policy makers, experts and volunteers with different levels of skills to create and actively participate in civic activities. Amazing youth was founded in 2020, in the midst of a pandemic as a hopeful message of union and reconstruction of our community. Our main goal, through spiritual development, is to identify and address environmental habits that harm the planet, to defend the rights of citizens across the board in our society, to eliminate inequalities within it, and to give a way out for people with fewer opportunities to integrate smoothly into society.
CARDET (Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, research and development organization based in Cyprus. It is one of the leading research and development centres in the Euro-Mediterranean region, with global expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, and e-learning. CARDET is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of capacity building and planning in education and VET, youth support, adult learning, literacies, digital tools, eLearning, educational technology, and social integration of marginalized groups and seniors.
Aproximar is a non-profit NGO aiming to enhance organisations’ social and human capital as a strategy to build their capacity to take advantage of challenges and opportunities raised by the external conditions. In fulfilling its mission Aproximar organizes and manages personal, social, professional, and organizational paths by means of tailor-made and social innovation projects and good practices transference and dissemination. Aproximar develops, implements, and provides services in 4 main sectors, one of them being the sector Economy, Employability and Entrepreneurship. For each sector, we offer social innovation projects, tailor-made training, and consultancy. Our areas of expertise are mentoring, coaching, fundraising, total quality management, social support, volunteering, training, design, social innovation processes (new product development, tailored made programmes and transferring of good practices). Aproximar is an entity recognized by the General Direction of Employment and Labour Relations (DGERT) to provide training programmes and an entity accredited by Authority of Administration of COMPETE 2020 in innovation, quality, entrepreneurship, and internationalization.